Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Graphipterus
Family: Carabidae (Insecta/Coleoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
trilineatus
NOTES

A ground beetle to 14 mm which is commonly seen running across the roads. Active diurnal predators which pursue their prey. The legs are long, black and slender. The head is flattened with forward facing mandibles.


AUTHORITY
(Fabricius, 1787)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The head and legs are black. The pronotum has a line of black hairs in the centre. The elytra have three longitudinal stripes of black hairs which join in the centre at the rear to form a W
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Ground beetle
Beetle
Habitat
NOTES: Commonly seen in the roads where it runs rapidly
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Carabus trilineatus



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